American mezzo-soprano Erika Person is a versatile singing actress, recognized for her sensitive singing and captivating stage presence. Her opera repertoire includes Adalgisa (Norma), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel) and Stéphano (Roméo et Juliette) to name a few. Hailed by the press for her work in operetta, Ms. Person has regularly been featured with the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) since her debut in the title role of Iolanthe. As an oratorio and concert soloist, she has appeared in concert with Lake George Opera, Salt Marsh Opera, the Oratorio Society of Queens, at the Austrian Cultural Form, and New York City Center and Symphony Space.
Visit Erika's Video page for clips of her recent debut performance of "The Deepest Desire" by Jake Heggie and "Motetti di Montale (Libro 2)" by John Harbison!
September 16, 2014
Cousin Hebe in H.M.S. Pinafore with The G&S Society
November 1, 2014
Dame Hannah in Ruddigore with NYGASP